Bern: 2-Hour Historical Walking Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 2 hours
Immerse yourself in Bern's political, cultural and architectural history on a walking tour with a passionate local guide. Meet your guide at Loebegge and embark on a journey through various time periods and their corresponding architectural styles as you discover some of the city's most important buildings. Learn more about how Bern has developed over time and get off the beaten track as you visit churches and much more. Discover the history behind the unique Zytglogge and Bundeshaus as you encounter sites that a normal tour group would not visit. During the tour, benefit from the knowledge and experience of a local guide who will share with you insider tips and the city's best-kept secrets. Feel free to inform your guide of any particular interests or desires you may have as they will be happy to adjust the itinerary to your requirements.
To begin the tour, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or accommodation to take your private, half day tour of Bern! First, you will take a short bus ride to one of Bern's best-kept secrets: the Garden of Roses. This is the best place for stunning views over the old town. Next, your guide will take you to Bear Park to see some of the animals that gave Bern its name. After this, your guide will take you to explore some of the small and curious shops housed within the arcade, before continuing to the Town Hall. You will see the living place of Albert Einstein, the hidden and intriguing alleyways between buildings, and your guide will tell fascinating stories about how life was in the old town. On the way to the Federal Parliament, your tour guide will show you the Clock Tower and it's astronomical clock dating to the early 15th century. You can then marvel at the beautiful ter...
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